Getting ready for the holidays can take up so much time that we forget to have a little fun. Well, have no fear - there are lots of fun events (big and small) happening this week in the Gallatin Valley. Grab some friends and enjoy the season.

Northside Holiday Stroll - Facebook
Northside Holiday Stroll - Facebook

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14TH - Northside Neighborhood's Holiday Stroll: Happening 4pm to 8pm. Free to attend, but of course there's fun shopping to do. 25 businesses and popups participating. Scavenger Hunt, Horse Drawn Carriages Hosted by Wildlands, Bonfire at Green Seam Designs, Ugly Sweater Contest at Bozeman Brewing Co., Sugar Cookie Decorating at Wild Crumb, Live From The Divide, Popups at the new NECO space, and Popups at Treeline Coffee Roasters.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15TH & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16TH - Victorian Holiday Celebration At The Museum Of The Rockies: Happening 6pm to 9pm at the historic Tinsley House. $10 for adults, $5 for children age 5 – 17, and FREE for children up to age 4. "Learn about how different cultures in Montana celebrated the season. See a seasonal show at the planetarium, create your own Victorian-inspired holiday card, hear classic Christmas songs from carolers, and enjoy seasonal treats."

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15TH - Ladies' Night At Chico Gift Shop & Deep Creek Outdoor: Happening 4pm to 8pm with fun shopping deals. Free drinks, appetizers, store-wide discounts, and giveaways...THEN live music from Jackson Holte and the Highway Patrol in the Chico Saloon.

Chico Hot Springs Resort - Facebook
Chico Hot Springs Resort - Facebook

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16TH - See The Famous Live Reindeer At Murdoch's: Happening 11am to 4pm at the Jackrabbit/Belgrade location. "Bring your camera for photos, and during your visit, the kids can write a letter to Santa, color holiday activity sheets, and learn how to make reindeer snacks."

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16TH - Under The Mistletoe, A Holiday Drag Show At The Eagles Ballroom: Tickets only $10 in advance, and very limited. Put on by The Countship of the Imperial Sovereign Court of the State of Montana. Doors will open at 7:30pm for VIP and 8pm for General Admission. "Dress to impress in your most fabulous holiday attire, and get ready to dance, cheer, and be wowed by the incredible talent on display."

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